Snow on the way for central Manitoba over the weekend

Global News

WINNIPEG  -While mild temperatures kick off the weekend for many in the province, it may end in a completely different fashion for others.

Environment Canada issued a special weather statement late Friday afternoon for the central part of Manitoba. That region is on course to receive heavy snowfalls totaling between 10 to 15 centimetres beginning Saturday evening into Sunday.

Winds will also be gusty, causing poor visibility on highways and in open areas.

The system will move east out of Manitoba by Monday and at the same time, our temperatures will return to below seasonal. The normal daytime high for this time of year is -4 degrees Celsius.

In Winnipeg, we can expect a rain/snow mix Saturday evening and with temperatures dipping below zero overnight, roads could be slick. Freezing rain could also be an issue in parts of southern Manitoba during the day on Saturday.

With snow, rain, freezing rain, and…

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